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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1033–

Spectral Efficiency of OCDMA Systems With Coherent Pulsed Sources

Martin Rochette and Leslie A. Rusch

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 1033- (2005)


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Abstract

We present a model to evaluate the upper limit of the spectral efficiency of optical code-division multiple-access (OCDMA) systems with coherent sources. Phase-encoded and direct-sequence OCDMA systems are evaluated using this model. The results show that a spectral efficiency of 2.24x10^-2 b/s·Hz can be achieved with a maximum bit error rate of 10^-10 in these systems of the number of users. This result demonstrates that the maximum spectral efficiency of OCDMA systems with coherent sources is at least a factor of 5 higher than OCDMA systems with incoherent sources.

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Martin Rochette and Leslie A. Rusch, "Spectral Efficiency of OCDMA Systems With Coherent Pulsed Sources," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 1033- (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-23-3-1033

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